As of October 11, 1999
Individuals who have signed declaration of support:
    1. Arber, Werner (Switzerland), Physiology or Medicine, 1978
    2. Arrow, Kenneth (USA), Economic Sciences, 1972
    3. Black, James Sir (UK), Medicine, 1988
    4. Borlaug, Norman (USA), Peace, 1970
    5. Boyer, Paul D. (USA), Chemistry, 1997
    6. Charpak, Georges (France), Physics, 1992
    7. Curl, Robert F. (USA), Chemistry, 1996
    8. Dausset, Jean (France), Medicine or Physiology, 1980
    9. Debreu, Gerard (USA), Economic Sciences, 1983
    10. De Duve, Christian (Belgium), Physiology or Medicine, 1974
    11. De Gennes, P.G. (France), Physics, 1991
    12. Doherty, Peter (Australia), Physiology or Medicine, 1996
    13. Ernst, Richard R. (UK), Chemistry, 1991
    14. Gell-Mann, Murray (USA), Physics, 1969
    15. Glashow, Sheldon Lee (USA), Physics, 1979
    16. Gorbachev, Mikhail (Russia), Peace, 1990
    17. Gordimer, Nadine (South Africa), Literature, 1991
    18. Jacob, François (France), Physiology or Medicine,1965
    19. Kendall, Henry (USA), Physics, 1990
    20. Klein, Lawrence (USA), Economic Sciences, 1980
    21. Klitzing, Klaus von (Germany), Physics, 1985
    22. Lederman, Leon M. (USA), Physics, 1988
    23. Lehn, Jean-Marie (France), Chemistry, 1987
    24. Levi-Montalcini, Rita (Italy), Physiology or Medicine, 1986
    25. Lewis, Edward B. (USA), Physiology or Medicine, 1995
    26. Lown, Bernard (USA), Peace, 1985
    27. Mahfouz, Naguib (Egypt), Literature, 1988
    28. Marcus, Rudolph A. (USA), Chemistry, 1992
    29. Molina, Mario J. (Mexico), Chemistry, 1995
    30. Modigliani, Franco (USA), Economic Sciences, 1985
    31. Mullis, Kary (USA), Chemistry, 1993
    32. Murad, Ferid (USA), Physiology or Medicine, 1998
    33. Murray, Joseph E. (USA), Physiology or Medicine, 1990
    34. Olah, George (USA), Chemistry, 1994
    35. Penzias, Arno (USA), Physics, 1978
    36. Prigogine, Ilya (Belgium), Chemistry, 1977
    37. Polanyi, John C. (Canada), Chemistry, 1986
    38. Ramos-Horta, José (Portugal), Peace, 1996
    39. Roberts, Richard J. (UK), Physiology or Medicine, 1993
    40. Richter, Burton (USA), Physics, 1976
    41. Sharpe, William (USA), Economic Sciences, 1990
    42. Skou, Jens. Chr. (Denmark), Chemistry, 1997
    43. Smith, Hamilton O. (USA), Medicine or Physiology, 1978
    44. Solow, Robert (USA), Economic Sciences, 1987
    45. Soyinka, Wole (Nigeria), Literature, 1986
    46. Tobin, James (USA), Economic Sciences, 1981
    47. Tsui, Daniel C. (USA), Physics, 1998
    48. Tutu, Desmond Archbishop (South Africa), Peace, 1984

    49. Abed, F.H. (Bangladesh), Executive Director, BRAC
    50. Aboul-Magd, Ahmed Kamal (Egypt), International Jurist
    51. Abouzeid, Ahmed (Egypt), Member of the High Council of arts, Laureate of the State Prize of Egypt
    52. Abouzeid, Hekmat (Egypt), former Minister of Social Affairs and currently Professor of Sociology, Cairo University
    53. Achebe, Chinua (Nigeria), author
    54. Afkhami, Mahnaz (Iran), President, Sisterhood is Global Institute, USA
    55. Agarwal, Anil (India), Chairman, Centre for Science and the Environment
    56. Ahmad, Kamaluddin (Bangladesh), President, Bangladesh Academy of Sciences
    57. Ahmed, Akbar (Pakistan), Fellow, Selwyn College, Cambridge University, Islamic Thinker and Media Commentator
    58. Akimaliev Jamin (Kyrgyzstan), Academician and President, Kyrgyz Agrarian Academy, Bishkek
    59. Aitkin, Don (Australia), Vice Chancellor, University of Canberra
    60. Alaoui, Assia Bensalah (Morocco), Director of Research, Université Mohamed V
    61. Alberts, Bruce (USA), President, U.S. National Academy of Sciences
    62. Ali, Syed Babar (Pakistan),Chancellor, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore
    63. Ali, M. Innas (Bangladesh), Fellow, Third World Academy of Sciences; formerly President, Bangladesh Academy of Sciences and Science Adviser to the President of Bangladesh
    64. Amman, Hamed (Egypt), Holder of State Prize and Kuwait Prize for Advancement of Sciences
    65. Arkoun, Mohamed (Algeria), Professor Emeritus of History of Islamic Thought, Sorbonne
    66. Asmal, Kader (South Africa), Member, World Water Commission and Patron, Global Water Partnership
    67. Attali, Jacques (France), intellectual and writer
    68. Atteslander, Peter (Switzerland), Chairman of the Scientific Board, Swiss Academy for Development (SAD)
    69. Ayensu, Edward (Ghana), President, Pan-African Union for Science and Technology
    70. Barghouti, Shawki (Jordan), Director General, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Hyderabad, India
    71. Barry, Nancy (USA), President, Women’s World Banking
    72. Barwale, B.R. (India), Chairman, Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Company Limited and Winner of the World Food Prize
    73. Beach, Milo (USA), Director, Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
    74. Beaumarchais, Madame Jacques de (France), President des Amis du Musée de l'Homme
    75. Beckmann, David (USA), President, Bread for the World Christian Citizens Movement
    76. Bezanson, Keith (Canada), Director, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex
    77. Boutros-Ghali, Boutros (Egypt), Secretary General, Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
    78. Braga, Benedito (Brazil), President, International Water Resources Association
    79. Brahimi, Lakhdar (Algeria), former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Algeria
    80. Budyko, M.I. (Russia), Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, winner of the 1998 Blue Planet Prize
    81. Catley-Carlson, Margaret (Canada), President, Population Council, New York
    82. Cernea, Michael (Romania/USA), Sociologist, Member, Technical Advisory Committee, Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
    83. Chang, Zhangliang (China), Vice President, Beijing University
    84. Chaparro, Fernando (Colombia), Executive Secretary, Global Forum for Agricultural Research, Italy
    85. Charrier, Bertrand (France), Executive Director, Green Cross International
    86. Chopra, V.L. (India), Padma Bhushan, and Vice President, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, India
    87. Chowdhry, Kamla (India), Chair, Society for Promotion of Wastelands Development
    88. Christofferson, Leif E. (Norway), Grid-Arendal Foundation, Norway
    89. Clausen, A.W. (USA), former President, The World Bank
    90. Cohen, Joel E. (USA), Head and Professor, Laboratory of Populations, Rockefeller University and Columbia University
    91. Conable, Barber (USA), former President, The World Bank
    92. Conway, Gordon (UK), President, Rockefeller Foundation
    93. Correa, Charles (India), Architect
    94. Coulomb, Rene (France), President of the Hydrological Society
    95. Cousteau, Francine (France), President, The Cousteau Society
    96. Daley-Harris, Sam (USA), Director, Microcredit Summit Campaign
    97. Dasgupta, Partha (India), Frank Ramsey Professor of Economics, University of Cambridge, UK
    98. Desai, Lord Meghnad (UK), London School of Economics
    99. Didier, Michel (France), Professor, Conservatoire national des Arts et Métiers (CNAM)
    100. Dimechkie, Nadim B. (Lebanon), Former Ambassador to Washington and to the Court of St. James, and Former President of the Alumni Association of the American University of Beirut and President of B.C.P Beirut
    101. Dreesmann, Bernd (Germany), Secretary General, EuronAid
    102. Dukhovniy, Victor A. (Uzbekistan), International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea
    103. Dolzer, Rudolf (Germany), Director, Institute of International Law, University of Bonn
    104. Ehrlich, Paul (USA), Member, U.S. National Academy of Sciences, Stanford University
    105. El-Ashry, Mohamed (Egypt/USA), CEO, The Global Environment Facility
    106. El-Baz, Farouk (Egypt/USA), Director, Center for Remote Sensing, Boston University; President, Arab Society for Desert Studies; Council Member, Third World Academy of Sciences
    107. El-Kholy, Lotfi (Egypt), Secretary-General, Afro-Asian Writers Association
    108. El-Saaty, Samia (Egypt), Member of the Supreme Council of Culture and International Association of Sociology
    109. Emmerij, Louis Johan (Netherlands), Special Advisor, Inter-American Development Bank
    110. Esmail, Aziz (UK), Director, Institute of Ismaili Studies
    111. Etzioni, Amitai (USA/Israel), University Professor, George Washington University
    112. Fahmi, Hussein (Egypt), Film Director and Actor, President, Cairo International Film Festival, and UN Goodwill Ambassador to the Middle East
    113. Falcon, Walter P. (USA), Farnworth Professor of International Economics, Stanford University
    114. Falkenmark, Malin (Sweden), Water Scientist, winner of 1998 Volvo Prize
    115. Fayek, Ahmed (Egypt), Holder of Egyptian State Prize in Psychology
    116. Fedoroff, Nina (USA), Director, Life Sciences Consortium and Biotechnology Institute, The Pennsylvania State University
    117. Fuller, Kathryn (USA), President, World Wildlife Fund
    118. Gadgil, Madhav (India), Indian Institute of Science
    119. Gates, Jr., Henry Louis (USA), W.E.B. Dubois Professor of Humanities, and Chair, Department of African American Studies, Harvard University
    120. Gergiev, Valery (Russia), Director, Marinsky Theatre, Saint Petersburg
    121. Gilbert, Alan (Australia), Vice Chancellor, The University of Melbourne
    122. Giniyatullin, Rim A. (Uzbekistan), former Deputy Prime Minister
    123. Goldman, Richard N. (USA), President and Founder, Goldman Environmental Foundation
    124. Gould, Stephen J. (USA), Harvard University
    125. Grabar, Oleg (USA), Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ
    126. Hamama, Faten (Egypt), Actress
    127. Hanna, Milad (Egypt), Winner of the 1998 International Simón Bolívar Prize
    128. Hasan, Arif (Pakistan), Architect
    129. Hassan, Mohammed H.A. (Sudan), Secretary General, Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), Trieste
    130. Haug, Ruth (Norway), Research Director, International Center, Agricultural University of Norway
    131. Heikal, Hassanein Mohamed (Egypt), Journalist and Writer
    132. Hemmi, Kenzo (Japan), Professor, Tokyo Eiwa University
    133. Herren, Hans (Switzerland), Director General, International, Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE), Kenya, and World Food Prize Laureate
    134. Hertzberg, Arthur (USA), Bronfman Visiting Professor of the Humanities, New York University
    135. Howeidy, Fahmy (Egypt), Writer and Islamic thinker, deputy chief editor of Al-Ahram
    136. Hoyt, John A. (USA), President Emeritus, The Humane Society of the United States
    137. Hussein, Mahmoud (Egypt), writer
    138. Ibrahim, Saad Eddin (Egypt), Chairman, Ibn Khaldoun Center
    139. Isani, Usman A.G. (Pakistan),Chairman, Univ Grants Commission, Islamabad
    140. Islam, A. (Bangladesh), Vice Chancellor, National University of Bangladesh, former President, Bangladesh Association for Advancement of Science
    141. Jelloun, Taher ben (Morocco/France), writer
    142. Jolly, Richard (UK), UNDP - the Human Development Report
    143. Judd, Frank (UK), House of Lords
    144. Juma, Calestous, former Executive Secretary, U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
    145. Kakabadse, Yolanda (Ecuador), Minister for the Environment
    146. Kalkat, G.S. (India), Vice Chancellor, Punjab Agricultural University
    147. Kassim-Lakha, Shams (Pakistan), President, The Aga Khan Univ, Karachi
    148. Kelleher, Graeme (Australia) AO, FTSE, FIE Australia
    149. Kennedy, Donald (USA), Chairman, Science, Mathematics and Engineering Education Advisory Committee, U.S. National Academy of Sciences; President Emeritus and Bing Professor of Env. Science, Stanford University
    150. Khalid, Mansour (Sudan), Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Vice Chairman of the World Commission on Environment and Development
    151. Khan, M. Ferdouse (Bangladesh), Secretary, Bangladesh Education Commission, author and Islamic thinker
    152. Khan, Obaidullah (Bangladesh), Chairman, Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies
    153. Khosla, Ashok (India), Development Alternatives
    154. Kissling, Fridolin (Switzerland), President, Foundation Board, Swiss Academy for Development
    155. Klabin, Israel (Brazil), President, Brazilian Foundation for Sustainable Development, and former Mayor of Rio de Janeiro
    156. Konie, Gwendoline (Zambia), Ambassador and Chair, Southern Africa Region Microcredit Summit (SARMS)
    157. Krauer, Alex (Switzerland) Chairman of the Board of Novartis, and Chairman of the Board of UBS
    158. Laconte, Pierre (Belgium), former Secretary General, International Union of Public Transport
    159. Ladner, Benjamin (USA), President, American University, Washington, DC
    160. Lamb, Robert (UK), Earth Report Series Editor, TVE Director
    161. Lash, Jonathan (USA), President, World Resources Institute
    162. Leisinger, Klaus (Germany/Switzerland), The Novartis Foundation
    163. Lipset, Seymour Martin (USA), Hazel Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University and Fellow, Hoover Institute, Stanford University
    164. Lizin, Anne-Marie (Belgium), Senator, Mayor of Huy, and Independent Expert, U.N. Commission on Human Rights
    165. Lopes, Henri (Congo), Writer, former Deputy Director General, UNESCO
    166. Lovejoy, Thomas E. (USA), Counselor to the Secretary, Biodiversity and Environmental Affairs, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
    167. Luers, Wendy W (USA), President, Foundation for a Civil Society
    168. Madan, M.L. (India), Vice Chancellor, Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Agricultural University, Akola, India
    169. Maathai, Wangari (Kenya), Green Belt Movement
    170. Mahfouz, Afaf (Egypt), President Conference of NGOs in Consultative Relationship with the UN (CONGO)
    171. Maksoud, Clovis (Lebanon), Writer, former Ambasador of the Arab League, and Director, Center for the Global South, American University
    172. Malhotra, Mohini (Nepal), former Manager, Consultative Group to Assist the Poorest (CGAP)
    173. Marton-Lefèvre, Julia (France/USA), Executive Director, Leadership for Environment and Development, New York
    174. Matthews, Jessica (USA), President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, DC
    175. Mazrui, Ali (Kenya), Albert Schweitzer Professor in the Humanities, Binghampton University, New York
    176. McCalla, Alex (Canada), Director, The World Bank, and Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Economics, and previously Dean, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of California-Davis
    177. McDonald, John W. (USA), Ambassador (ret.), Chairman, Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy, Washington, DC
    178. McNamara, Robert S. (USA), The Global Coalition for Africa
    179. Menon, M.G.K. (India), Meghnad Saha Distinguished Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India
    180. Mernissi, Fatima (Morocco), Author
    181. Metreveli, Valerian I (Georgia), Academician and President, Georgian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Tblisi
    182. Mihailescu, Ioan (Romania), Rector, University of Bucharest
    183. Mohamadi, Habiba (Algeria), Writer and poet
    184. Molnar,Joseph (USA), President, International Rural Sociology Association
    185. Mongella, Gertrude (Tanzania), Secretary General, Beijing Women’s Conference
    186. Monod, Jerome (France), Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Suez Lyonnaise des Eaux
    187. Monreal, Luis (Spain), Fundació "la Caixa"
    188. Mutua, Kimanthi (Kenya), Managing Director, Kenya Rural Enterprise Program
    189. Myers, Norman (UK), CMG, Consultant in Environment and Development
    190. Nagui, Mostafa (Egypt), Director, Cairo Opera House
    191. Nanji, Azim (Kenya), Institute of Ismaili Studies, London
    192. Nasr, Seyyed Hossain (Iran), Professor, George Washington University
    193. Nyang, Sulayman S. (Gambia), Professor, Howard University, Washington, DC
    194. Ochoa, Carlos (Peru), Scientist Emeritus, International Potato Center
    195. Odhiambo, Thomas R. (Kenya), former President, African Academy of Sciences, and Executive Director, Industrial Technology and Engineering Trust
    196. Ogunleye, Bisi (Nigeria), Chief, Executive Director, Country Women’s Association of Nigeria (COWAN)
    197. Otero, Maria (Bolivia/USA), Executive Vice President, ACCION International
    198. Ould Daddah, Turkia (Mauritania), former Director General, International Institute of Administrative Sciences, Member of Scientific Council, International Institute of Applied Sciences (IIAS)
    199. Ould-Abdallah, Ahmedou (Mauritania), Executive Secretary, Global Coalition for Africa
    200. Özkan, Suha (Turkey), Secretary-General, Aga Khan Award for Architecture
    201. Paroda, R.S. (India), Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research and President, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, India
    202. Pascarl-Gillespie, Jacqueline (Australia), Author, Journalist, and Special Ambassador of CARE International, Director, Empty Arms Network-Australia, Founder and Director of "Book Power," and Executive Director of Operation Angel
    203. Peacock, W. James (Australia), Chief, CSIRO, Australia
    204. Piñeiro, Martin (Argentina), Director, Grupo CEO, Buenos Aires, Argentina and Chairman of the Board, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington
    205. Pinstrup-Andersen, Per (Denmark), Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC
    206. Prabaharan, R. (India), Vice Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
    207. Pratt, Jane (USA), President, The Mountain Institute
    208. Putnam, Robert (USA), Harvard University
    209. Qureshi, Moeen (Pakistan), Former Prime Minister
    210. Rabinowitch, Victor (USA), Senior Vice President, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
    211. Radulescu, Sorin M. (Romania), Sociologist, Editor-in-Chief, Romanian Sociology Journal, Romanian Academy
    212. Ramphele, Mamphele (South Africa), Vice-Chancellor, University of Capetown
    213. Raven, Peter (USA), Director, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO
    214. Ravinet, Jaime (Chile), Mayor of Santiago
    215. Rice, Andrew E. (USA), Founder and Chairman Emeritus, International Development Conference
    216. Ridgley, Dianne Dillon (USA), Women’s Environment and Development Organization
    217. Riley, Sir Ralph (UK), FRS, Chairman, Rothamsted Experimental Station, UK
    218. Rizk, Amina (Egypt), MP and Actress
    219. Rosovsky, Henry (USA), Harvard University
    220. Ruan, John (USA), Founder, The World Food Prize
    221. Said, Edward (Palestine/USA), University Professor, Columbia University
    222. Saint-Paul, Raymond (France), Professor, Administrateur Général Honoraire du Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM)
    223. Samir, Abdulac (Syria), Architect and Urban Specialist
    224. San Román, Lorena Victoria (Costa Rica), The Earth Council
    225. Satybaldin, Azimkhan (Kazakstan), Director General, National Academic Center of Agricultural Research, Almaty
    226. Scarascia-Mugnozza, Gian Tommaso (Italy), President, National Academy of Sciences, Rome, Italy
    227. Schmidheiny, Stephan (Switzerland) World Business Council for Sustainable Development
    228. Scobie, Grant (New Zealand), Director General, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Colombia
    229. Seurat, Marie (France), writer
    230. Shahine, Youssef (Egypt), Film Director
    231. Sharif, Omar (Egypt), Actor
    232. Shevelukha, Victor (Russia), Deputy, State Duma, Federal Assembly of Russian Federation and Member, Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences
    233. Shihata, Ibrahim (Egypt), International Jurist, Secretary General, International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID)
    234. Shiklomanov, Igor (Russia), Director, State Hydrological Institute and Associate Member, Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, St. Petersburg
    235. Sid-Ahmed, Mohamed (Egypt), Journalist, Al Ahram
    236. Simmons, Adele (USA) President, MacArthur Foundation
    237. Singh, R.B. (India), Director, Indian Agricultural Research Institute
    238. Smith, James Allen (USA), Executive Director, The Howard Gilman Foundation, New York
    239. Sorel, Eliot (USA), President, World Association for Social Psychology, Potomac, MD
    240. Starova, Luan (Macedonia), Writer and Diplomat
    241. Stern, Ernest (USA), J.P. Morgan, New York
    242. Strong, Maurice F. (Canada), Chairman, Earth Council, Canada
    243. Swaminathan, M.S. (India), Founder, M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, India, and World Food Prize Laureate
    244. Tekla, Leila (Egypt), Member, World Commission on Culture and Development
    245. Tempra, Françoise Dame (Malta), Founder and President, Bienale of Malta
    246. Thalwitz, Wilfried (Germany), former Senior Vice President, The World Bank
    247. Tham, Carl (Sweden), former Minister of Education and Science and former President, Swedish International Development Agency
    248. Timmer, C. Peter (USA), Dean, University of California, La Jolla, CA
    249. Tolba, Mustafa (Egypt), International Centre for Environment and Development and formerly Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
    250. Touré, Amadou Toumani (Mali), Former President of Republic of Mali
    251. Tribe, Derek (Australia), AO, OBE, Emeritus Professor and former Executive Director, International Development Program of Australian Universities and the Crawford Fund for International Agricultural Research
    252. Ugo, Renato (Italy), Prof. Inorganic Chemistry, University of Milan, and Member, CTS and CNST, Italy
    253. Unger, Felix (Austria), President, European Academy of Sciences and Arts
    254. Van Montagu, Marc (Belgium), Director, Department of Genetics, University of Ghent and Winner of the 1998 Japan Prize
    255. Vellani, Camer W. (Pakistan), Rector, The Aga Khan University, Karachi
    256. Vendley, William F (USA), Secretary-General, World Conference on Religion and Peace
    257. Venter, J. Craig (USA), Founder and President, Celera Genomics
    258. Vigier, François (France), Norton Professor of Regional Planning, Harvard University
    259. Villareal, Fernando Gonzalez (Mexico), Professor, National University of Mexico and Former National Commissioner for Mexico
    260. Von Braun, Joachim (Germany), Director, Center for Development Research, Bonn, Germany
    261. Wang, Ren (China), Vice President, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), Beijing
    262. Williams, Harold M. (USA), President Emeritus, J. Paul Getty Trust
    263. Yuan-chuan, Shi (China), President Emeritus, China Agricultural University (the former Beijing Agricultural University)
    264. Yunus, Muhammad (Bangladesh), Founder, Grameen Bank and winner of the 1998 Yukio Ozaki Gakudo Memorial Prize
    265. Zurayk, Constantine K. (Lebanon), Former President and currently Honorary President, International Association of Universities